Glial Cell Tumor

Glial Cell Tumors

Glioma, Malignant

Glioma, Mixed


Gliomas, Malignant

Gliomas, Mixed

Malignant Glioma

Malignant Gliomas

Mixed Glioma

Mixed Gliomas

Tumor, Glial Cell

Tumors, Glial Cell

Benign and malignant central nervous system neoplasms derived from glial cells (i.e., astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and ependymocytes). Astrocytes may give rise to astrocytomas (ASTROCYTOMA) or glioblastoma multiforme (see GLIOBLASTOMA). Oligodendrocytes give rise to oligodendrogliomas (OLIGODENDROGLIOMA) and ependymocytes may undergo transformation to become EPENDYMOMA; CHOROID PLEXUS NEOPLASMS; or colloid cysts of the third ventricle. (From Escourolle et al., Manual of Basic Neuropathology, 2nd ed, p21)